DHH on Rendering on the Server vs JavaScript Front-End Frameworks

David Heinemeier Hansson on JavaScript FE vs. classic server-side rendering

I came across this video today with DHH discussing web development using server side rendering versus using front end JavaScript frameworks like React, Angular and Vue. It's not hard to guess on what approach he favours.

It is interesting to hear him speak of taking some of the techniques used in the client side frameworks when developing Hotwire.

Even though most of my work is on the front end, most of the side projects I have started have used server side rendering whether using Ruby on Rails or ASP.NET Core. It's always worth experimenting just to see what you can learn from other approaches to a problem.

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